Malnutrition is a determining factor in diarrheal duration, but not incidence, among young children in a longitudinal study in rural Bangladesh.

@article{Black1984MalnutritionIA,
  title={Malnutrition is a determining factor in diarrheal duration, but not incidence, among young children in a longitudinal study in rural Bangladesh.},
  author={Robert E. Black and K H Brown and Stan Becker},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1984},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={87-94}
}
Diarrhea and malnutrition are common in young children in developing countries and a reciprocal relationship has been postulated with diarrhea leading to malnutrition and malnutrition predisposing to diarrhea. To investigate the importance of malnutrition as a determining factor in diarrheal illnesses, data were analyzed from a longitudinal community-based study done in rural Bangladesh. Children classified by nutritional status according to a variety of anthropometric indicators were… CONTINUE READING
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